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When is a Rental Property Uninhabitable in Colorado? Landlord’s Breach of the Warranty of Habitability

When is a Rental Property Uninhabitable in Colorado? Landlord’s Breach of the Warranty of Habitability

Property owners in Colorado who desire to rent their homes to tenants must abide by the Warranty of Habitability.  But what requirements exist and what makes a home "uninhabitable?"  

When Is A Tenant Responsible For Maintenance of a Rental Property?

When Is A Tenant Responsible For Maintenance of a Rental Property?

As a tenant, you have certain obligations to the premises in terms of upkeep and maintenance under Colorado Landlord Tenant Statutes.  These obligations may not appear in your lease agreement, but you are no less responsible for not only knowing them, but upholding your obligations.

What Is A Security Deposit?

What Is A Security Deposit?

A security deposit is any advance or deposit of money, regardless of its denomination, the primary function of which is to secure the performance of a rental agreement for residential premises or any part thereof

Can I Evict A Tenant For Multiple or Subsequent Lease Violations?

Subsequent violations of a lease contract are grounds for an eviction in Colorado under statute.  However, those subsequent evictions only qualify for eviction when it can be shown that the previous violations were given the same treatment as the notice requirements under law.

Can A Landlord Withhold My Security Deposit?

Security deposit disputes are a common occurrence between renters and landlords in Denver and the surrounding state of Colorado.  Having an attorney like Nathaniel Gilbert can be a big advantage in negotiating and navigating the rules, requirements and deadlines associated with the process of disputing a security deposit.

How Do I Send A Notice of Eviction To My Tenant (Demand for Possession)?

Landlords who perform their own evictions may run into more problems than they anticipate regarding a notice of eviction.  Colorado laws regarding the written demand for possession are strict, and must be strictly complied with or the eviction case may be dismissed.

How Do I Get My Security Deposit Back?

How Do I Get My Security Deposit Back?

Security deposits for commercial, residential, agricultural, and recreational leases are strictly regulated in Colorado.  While these deposits help the landlord to cover damages or other expenses that may be incurred due to tenant departure, tenants are entitled to the return of monies not properly accounted for.